Category: historical romance

Review: Tempting the Laird by ..

Posted July 6, 2018 by Jen in historical romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Tempting the Laird by Julia London

Tempting the Laird Author: Julia London Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Catriona (Cat) Mackenzie lives her live on her own terms and does not care what polite society thinks. She, along with her Aunt Zelda, runs a shelter for less fortunate woman: those that society turned its back to. However, when Zelda […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Dawn’s Promise by A.W. Exley

Welcome to my feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to…   Audiobook Review: Dawn’s Promise Author: A.W. Exley Narrator: Mary Sarah Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Silent Wings #1 Genre: Historical Romance, Fantasy Audiobook Source: Tantor Audio Dawn Uxbridge was born with a fragile heart and not expected to make it past her teen years. Now in her twenties, […]

Review: A Gentleman Revealed b..

Posted April 17, 2018 by B. in historical romance, LGBTQ, m/m romance, Rating C, reviews
Review: A Gentleman Revealed by Cooper Davis

A Gentleman Revealed Author: Cooper Davis Reviewer: B. Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: While A Gentleman Revealed is the beginning of a series, I believe that the narrative would have benefitted greatly if I’d read the original stories that prefaced it. There are private jokes and intricacies which are crucial to the various relationships […]

Review: Marry in Scandal by An..

Posted April 10, 2018 by Ang in historical romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Marry in Scandal by Anne Gracie

Marry in Scandal Author: Anne Gracie Reviewer: Ang Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Marry In Scandal is the second title in the Marriage of Convenience series, but it can picked up and read by itself without any issues. If you are familiar with the series, you will enjoy visiting with characters you’ve come to […]

Review: As the Devil Dares by ..

Posted March 5, 2018 by Jen in historical romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: As the Devil Dares by Anna Harrington

As the Devil Dares Author: Anna Harrington Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: In an effort to seek the approval of his deceased father, Robert has spent the past two years planning for the chance to be part of Winslow Shipping and Henry Winslow’s partner. The catch: Robert must find a husband for […]

Review: Highland Conquest by A..

Posted February 19, 2018 by Nima in historical romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Highland Conquest by Alyson McLayne

Highland Conquest Author: Alyson McLayne Reviewer: Nima Rating: A What I’m Talking About: I haven’t read a historical romance in a while so I didn’t go in over-saturated with the genre.  Highland Conquest (originally titled Highland Bride) was a fun read. In fact, it makes me sad I missed the first one in the Sons […]

Review: Devil in Tartan by Jul..

Posted February 14, 2018 by Jen in historical romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Devil in Tartan by Julia London

Devil in Tartan Author: Julia London Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Aulay Mackenzie has only ever felt himself when at sea. In an effort to save his family’s shipping business, Aulay decides to make his first commissioned trip, taking on cargo for another, despite his family’s concerns over the risk. Barely away […]

Review: Once Upon a Christmas ..

Posted December 11, 2017 by Jen in historical romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Once Upon a Christmas Eve by Elizabeth Hoyt

Once Upon a Christmas Eve Author: Elizabeth Hoyt Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Adam Rutledge, Viscount d’Arque, loves his grandmother and will do anything to please her, including traveling in a snow storm just before Christmas. When their carriage is damaged, the pair finds refuge in the home of Godric St. John, […]

Review: Enchanted by the Highl..

Posted November 21, 2017 by Una in historical romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Enchanted by the Highlander by Lecia Cornwall

Enchanted by the Highlander Author: Lecia Cornwall Reviewer: Una Rating: A I absolutely love Ms. Cornwall’s Highland Fairy Tale series.  This latest installment, Enchanted by the Highlander, is another delightfully romantic and compelling tale. In this story, we have a retelling of Cinderella.  But like the other stories in this series, it is a fresh […]

Review: Christmas in Kilts Ant..

Posted November 14, 2017 by Una in historical romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Christmas in Kilts Anthology

Christmas in Kilts Authors: Terri Brisbin, Lavinia Kent, Bronwen Evans, May McGoldrick, and Lecia Cornwall Reviewer: Una Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Christmas in Kilts is a delightful collection of historical Christmas-themed novellas all featuring brawny Scots.  It is a lovely collection, and I enjoyed this anthology immensely.  I look forward to reading it […]

Review: Once upon a Maiden Lan..

Posted November 6, 2017 by Jen in historical romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Once upon a Maiden Lane by Elizabeth Hoyt

Once upon a Maiden Lane Author: Elizabeth Hoyt Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: After a case of mistaken identity, Lord Henry Blackwell identifies the orphaned Miss Mary Whitsun as Lady Cecilia Albright, the long-lost daughter of an earl, the very woman he is supposed to wed. She is welcomed by her birth […]

Review: Duke of Desire by Eliz..

Posted October 17, 2017 by Jen in historical romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Duke of Desire by Elizabeth Hoyt

Duke of Desire Author: Elizabeth Hoyt Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Duke of Desire jumps right into the thick of things, with Iris, the Lady Jordan, kidnapped four days ago as she departed from the Duke of Kyle’s wedding. She is currently bound on an alter in front of the masked Lords […]

Review: The Last Gentleman Sta..

Posted September 27, 2017 by Ang in historical romance, Rating C, reviews
Review: The Last Gentleman Standing by Jane Ashford

The Last Gentleman Standing Author: Jane Ashford Reviewer: Ang Rating: C What I’m Talking About: My understanding is the The Last Gentleman Standing is a re-release that was originally published some 25 years ago. This helped me understand the book so much better. The characters are fun and witty, but the character development isn’t as […]

Review: A Strange Scottish Sho..

Posted September 19, 2017 by Ang in historical romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: A Strange Scottish Shore by Juliana Gray

A Strange Scottish Shore Author: Juliana Gray Reviewer: Ang Rating: B What I’m Talking About: First, I apologize that this review is not very long; there are just too many places where a spoiler could be dropped and there is nothing worse than a spoiler when it comes to a mystery novel. I am not […]

Review: When the Scoundrel Sin..

Posted August 28, 2017 by Jen in historical romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: When the Scoundrel Sins by Anna Harrington

When the Scoundrel Sins Author: Anna Harrington Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: The book opens six years in the past, at Annabelle’s London debut. Unfortunately, Quinton (Quinn) Carlisle couldn’t stop teasing his long-time acquaintance, leading to misunderstanding, scandal, and heartbreak. Fast forward to a month before Belle’s twenty-fifth birthday, by which she […]

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